PS Script: Connect to one or multiple Exchange server PowerShell sessions from any computer.

In my previous posts I showed some functions for finding an AD DC and run LDAP query’s against those DC`s. The following function “Connect-Exchangeservice” builds on top of the Get-LDAPobject function. This new function will connect you to the PowerShell management session of an exchange server. This way you do not have to install the exchange management tools to manage exchange via PowerShell. The big…

I Have just update the function Get-DC to version 1.1 . The function is now AD site aware and will still use your computers AD site if it is not specified. You can find the version changes below or on the download page. Function name : Get-Dc Authors       : Martijn (scriptkiddie) van Geffen Version       : 1.1 Version Changes: 10-10-2016 V0.1: Initial Script…

PS Script: Find a working domain controller from any domain even on non domain joined PC`s

An update has been applied do to some issues with the credentials support. Version 1.0 has been released Today i release the first of many scripts to support exchange and active directory PowerShell commands from any pc and support for workflows. The first script is about locating a domain controller that is up and running by validating its response on port 389 and have a…

In the last releases of the exchange cu’s for Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016 Microsoft has introduce a new feature that will support NON-ASCII characters in the local and domain part of email addresses. ( email addresses examples: Пользователь@domain.com  or user@доме.рф). This implementation is being done to have support for more languages in the office 365 service. Microsoft started the implementation…

Today marks the start of the one-year countdown before Exchange Server 2007 reaches the end of extended support. If Exchange Server 2007 is still part of your messaging infrastructure, it’s not too early to start planning an update. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 9+ years since we released CCR, LCR and SCR. These technologies of course laid the…

If you’re an Exchange Online or Exchange Online Protection (EOP) subscriber and you have configured connectors, this post contains important information that might impact your organization. To make sure that your mail flow isn’t interrupted, we strongly recommend that you read this post and take any necessary action at your earliest convenience. The change will impact you if one of…

The Exchange team is happy to announce our spring quarterly updates for Exchange Server are now available on the Microsoft Download Center. Exchange Server 2016 receives its first Cumulative Update, and Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 12 is also released. Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 Update Rollups provide an updated OWA S/MIME control signed with a SHA-2 certificate….

Did you know that today is 20 years since we declared RTM (Released to Manufacturing) of Exchange 4.0? Okay, so maybe this did not happen in the galaxy far away, but it sure feels like it! Here is a great overview of Exchange’s earlier years (up to Exchange 2007). Exchange has been evolving for over 20 years now, and is…